What Does It Mean When You Dream About Cows?
The cow is one of the most precious animals that we humans have been able to tame and adapt to our own needs. In different societies around the world, cows are especially appreciated. While many cultures are grateful for these animals but treat cows as an important food source, including various products made from cow’s milk along with meat, in some other cultures cows should never be killed and eaten.
However, in all parts of the world where people share their habitat with these animals, cows are considered important, both materially and symbolically.
As cows form an important link in the chain of our own well-being, it is not strange that these animals have always been associated with concepts of fertility, wealth, vitality and altruism.
In several countries around the world, cows are believed to be sacred animals. In Nepal and India, cows are considered animals that bring fortune and lucky animals that you should never do any harm.
One of the most typical scenes you can see in Hindu cities are those of sacred cows roaming the streets completely free. In this part of the world, cows are considered lucky; It is believed that if you treat cows in a good way, the animals will really bring wealth and fortune to your home.
Of course, it’s not the only case where cows are associated with some form of divine powers.
The white heifer Io is a character in the legends of Ancient Greece. According to the story, Io was a mortal lover of the god Zeus, who turned her into a beautiful white cow in order to save her from Hera’s rage. Divine cows are also present in other mythologies. The primordial cow of Norse mythology, Audumla, played an important role in the birth of the entire world of men, gods, and giants. By licking the melted ice from the stones, she gave life to Buri, the grandfather of the Norse gods.
There are many more stories and legends about cows all over the planet, and they all have one thing in common: the motive and concept of fertility.
Cows are naturally careful animals; seem to have a particularly strong innate maternal instinct.
Their need to take care of their little ones, as well as their representative fertility, together with their calm and good nature, made people associate cows with some very important concepts.
Cows are always associated with care, nutrition, family, motherhood, prosperity, abundance, fertility, love and generosity.
Dreams about cows
It is interesting that dreams about cows are not that common, even though we all know a lot about cows and they are not considered strange or rare living beings.
Dreams about cows can mean many different things, both positive and negative, depending on the course of the dream itself. Dreams about animals are always abounding in meaning, as almost every animal on the planet has been given their symbolic, spiritual side.
Cows are indeed extraordinary animals. Dreams about them can help you to understand your own life much better.
Dreams about cows can be relief and luck, but also bad omens. Think about the cow-related dream you had.
What emotions does it provoke? How do you feel about this dream? Also, try to remember details. What was the cow doing in your dream?
In addition to the mentioned concepts and ideas, cows are also associated with obedience, tranquility and tranquility.
A cow in your dream could be a reflection of your own personality and/or current situation in your waking life.
Dreams about seeing a cow
If you dream of seeing a cow, then the animal is actually a mirror of your own self.
If you see a cow that is tamed, calm and obedient, it means that you are subordinate, subjugated to someone in your waking life. It may be a reflection of your discomfort in your workplace; you feel repressed, disrespected and underappreciated by your peers or your boss, perhaps your teacher if you are a student.
This may also be related to your private life; someone controls everything you do, tries to manipulate your decisions and actions.
If you see a herd of cows, it means that you feel lonely in reality and have a strong need to belong somewhere.
On the other hand, this herd could also represent a circle of people you know, your family, friends or so.
You are comfortable being with people and need to socialize. You are outgoing and afraid of being left alone or of missing out on big meetings and events.
Perhaps there is such a situation in your waking life at the time of your dream?
Dreams about a baby cow
If you dream of a cow giving birth to a baby, this is a reflection of your subconscious desire to become a father.
It could also mean that you care about your children or someone who is very close to you. It may also simply reflect all the love you feel for someone and your need to nurture and pamper that person (a child, a partner, a family member, etc.).
Such a dream could be an omen of a better tomorrow after a period of hardship and struggle.
Finally, these times will pass and you will be rewarded for all your effort, care and dedication.
If you see a cow in your dream, this fragile and cute baby animal reflects your own soft and fragile side. It means that you feel exposed and unprotected in reality; you are afraid of being able and strong enough to overcome the challenges placed in front of you.
A baby cow may also reflect your need to be loved, nurtured and protected by someone else or simply because of your kind, tender and caring nature. You would like to go back to your childhood days and never grow up.
Dreams about a dead cow
A dead cow in a dream is a particularly bad omen, according to numerous interpretations. To see an animal that represents fortune, fertility and abundance dead means that you will lose something.
This dream indicates that you are about to experience tremendous loss; it can be a great financial, material, emotional, professional and any other loss.
Try to think about the area of life that bothers you the most in order to try to avoid misfortune if possible.
Dreams about a dead cow could be a reflection of a loss you have already experienced. This has probably hit you hard and you feel very sad, lonely and depressed.
This dream means that it will take a long time for you to recover. This dream could also suggest that you should accept things that have gone wrong; you can’t do much about them.
Take your time to grieve, to recover, and step by step, move towards the better tomorrow.
Dreams about being chased by a cow
Dreams about being chased by a cow, or worse, an entire herd of cows, are frightening!
Such a dream could indicate that you have false friends or people around you who wish to harm you. This dream could mean that you trust people too much and don’t think about who you talk to about your private things.
On the other hand, such a dream could mean that you are going to face consequences for something you did or said in the past.
You have accumulated a lot of problems, but none of them are solved, so they ‘pursue’ you in your dreams.